September 23, 2020


Information related to shipping in and around the DPRK


Some North Korean exports to China resold in EU and South Korea, data suggests

Figures could represent what may be a significant and previously-unreported loophole in global sanctions regime

Jacob Fromer May 11, 2020

Three vessels sharing invalid MMSI continue journeys to North Korea's Nampo port

Ships particularly active around a ship-to-ship (STS) transfer hotspot near China's Zhoushan Islands, data shows

Min Chao Choy May 6, 2020

Marine insurance gatekeeper issues warning against business with North Korea

International Group of P&I Clubs urges members to follow "highest level of due diligence"

Min Chao Choy May 5, 2020

North Korean port back in service as some quarantine measures remain in place

Ships seen transiting in and out of Nampho while some remain anchored in latest satellite imagery

Min Chao Choy May 5, 2020

Singaporean implicated in luxury exports has longtime North Korea connections

Jordan Cheang owned Benata Business Centre and supermarkets, prior interviews show

Chad O'Carroll | Min Chao Choy April 29, 2020

Chinese tankers with fake MMSI numbers appear near North Korea's Nampo port

Manipulation of AIS data and lack of IMO numbers reflect trends observed by UN

Min Chao Choy April 28, 2020

Amid Kim Jong Un health concerns, calm in both Dandong and Pyongyang

Despite COVID-19 restrictions, two trucks spotted crossing from DPRK to PRC at Dandong

Chad O'Carroll April 24, 2020

South Korean firm repeatedly tied to North Korea-linked ship-to-ship transfers

ROK company implicated in encounters with DPRK-flagged and UNSC-designated vessels

North Korea earned millions in illicit funds last year, UN experts say

Latest report from UN's Panel of Experts finds Pyongyang continues to find ways to circumvent crushing sanctions

Jacob Fromer April 17, 2020

Coronavirus-related aid expected to arrive in North Korea later this month: IFRC

Cargo, including COVID-19 testing kits, to be subject to a 10-day quarantine in Sinuiju, spokesperson says

Jeongmin Kim April 13, 2020
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